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Immersive Science II: Revealing the Invisible Universe

12 August 2018 @ 1:30 pm3:00 pm

Silhouette of a person against a starry night sky backdrop

Take a tour of the invisible Universe. We will provide everyone with a SciVR headset to take them out of this world to the world of colliding black holes and microscopic wonders.

Join Professor Alan Duffy and Dr Rebecca Allen to discover how Australian scientists are leading the way in probing the Universe through ripples in the fabric of space-time and providing unique views of the microscopic world.

Explore this Universe through the use of ground-breaking Virtual Reality technology and make new discoveries through Q&A with the speakers. Prior to the Virtual Reality tour please download the free SciVR app for your smartphone.

Please arrive from 1:30pm to get your headset ready for a 2pm start.

This program has been made possible with the generous support of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav), Swinburne University of Technology, State Library Victoria and ARC Centre of Excellence for Future Low-Energy Electronics Technologies (FLEET) and is supported by the Australian Government as part of National Science Week.


State Library Victoria
328 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000 Australia


State Library Victoria
8664 7099
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Innovation and technology, Space and astronomy
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